Meat-biscuit

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Meat-biscuit a preparation of meat, made with meal into a biscuit
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. mete; Dut. met.

Usage

In literature:

The dried meat and biscuit were then packed carefully into bundles.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
Rations consisted of one and a half biscuits, and five ounces of preserved meat, per day.
"Through Three Campaigns" by G. A. Henty
Meat is meat after all, and to keep him healthy Skene had been dieted a good deal upon biscuit.
"Steve Young" by George Manville Fenn
No biscuits or tinned meats could be bought.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Jack returned in a short time with some cold meat, and biscuit, and cheese.
"From Powder Monkey to Admiral" by W.H.G. Kingston
They, with the remainder of the biscuit and meat which had been found, were put ready to place on the raft.
"Sunshine Bill" by W H G Kingston
Juno was very busy; she had given the children some of the salt meat and biscuit to eat.
"Masterman Ready" by Captain Frederick Marryat
There was no regular dinner, the officers coming below by turns, and taking a biscuit and a chunk of cold meat, standing.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
The food should consist chiefly of porridge, milk, bread, biscuit, and a little meat.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Now and then, a grave; but, saddest of all, casks of biscuit and crackers, of flour and preserved meats, and whitened human bones!
"The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In news:

Cathead biscuits are served in Southern soul food joints and meat-and-three restaurants, places where the waitress calls you hon'.
Cathead biscuits are served in Southern soul food joints and meat-and-three restaurants, places where the waitress calls you hon'.
APPETITE Oxtail three ways, a hammy biscuit, gourmet meatloaf comfort comes in each of these forms at new spots (or in the case of Presidio Social Club, with a new chef) in meat dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
With another great city view, overlooking Gold Hill Mesa, Susie's serves Ranch Foods Direct meat, a great biscuits-and-gravy rendition, a good green chile, and really wonderful house-baked pies.
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